Campus Ministry And Prayer

Vision of the Spiritual and Pastoral Team:

That the model of Jesus is central to the culture of Emmaus College, in our words, actions and environment. 

Our Gospel Values:

Mission Focus in Emmaus College:

The Mission Team focus on three main areas:

Catholic Identity

  • The centrality of Jesus Christ
  • Enhancing and celebrating our Catholic identity, especially through the prayer life of the school and Eucharistic celebrations
  • Links with our parish, diocese and wider community
  • Coordination of the retreat program in conjunction with the Heads of Year and Deputy Principals
  • Companioning or journeying with students
  • Development of rituals for the significant events in the school life
  • Sacramental Preparation
  • Everyone has a part to play in the development and culture of meaningful prayer in our college. Our daily timetable allocates time for students to gather in the tutorial groups for prayerful reflection.

Community

  • Creating opportunities to contribute and serve within the college and the wider community
  • Positive culture of care in our student and staff community
  • Creating true partnerships with parents, students, parish and our wider community through a variety of on-going initiatives
  • Actively seek to celebrate the diversity in our college, especially recognising our indigenous culture and heritage as the first peoples of this land

Stewardship

  • Student and staff wellbeing and pastoral care
  • Caring for our common home
  • System-wide initiatives and improvements

Measures of Success for Evaluation:

Catholic Identity

  • We are inspired by the Catholic faith tradition
  • We are engaged in the Catholic Mission
  • We serve an increasingly diverse school community
  • We engage in processes to inform and enhance our Catholic Identity

Community

  • Our school is a place that is inclusive, hospitable and welcoming
  • Our school is inspiring and positive
  • Opportunities for spiritual and professional growth are given to students and staff
  • We are recognised as dynamic, contributing, community members

Stewardship

  • Our students and staff are service orientated
  • Our students and staff are collegial, resilient, creative and innovative
  • We demonstrate a practical and moral response to caring for the environment
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